Tom Finneran
Tom Finneran

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Scituate, Mass.

High School:
Thayer Academy

Event:
Mid Distance, Distance

05/21/2014

Demon Deacon Earn Their Degrees

A total of 86 Wake Forest student-athletes received their degrees on Monday

04/19/2014

Graves Leads Deacs with All-ACC Honors in 800m Run

The junior finished third overall in the final of the event

04/17/2014

Deacons Earn Strong Finishes to Begin ACC Championships

Holden and Graves advance to the 1,500m run final on Saturday

04/17/2014

Deacs Set to Compete in ACC Outdoor Track and Field Championships

Several Wake Forest athletes look to contend for conference titles

04/11/2014

Deacs Travel to Joe Hilton Invitational

Wake Forest heads to Chapel Hill for last meet prior to ACC Championships

  • 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll

    Finneran's Personal Bests
    800m (Indoor): 1:57.44
    800m (Outdoor): 1:55.11
    1,500m (Outdoor): 3:51.04
    One Mile Run (Indoor): 4:11.51
    3,000m (Indoor): 8:23.84
    5,000m (Outdoor): 14:39.59

    2013 Outdoor
    Did not compete

    2013 Indoor
    Did not compete

    2012 Outdoor
    Tallied solid performances at the Wake Forest Open, including a new personal-best of 1:55.11 in the 800m and a time of 10:09.90 with the DMR team which placed second overall ... Recorded a new personal-best in the 1,500m at the VertKlasse Meeting after crossing the line in 3:51.04 to finish fifth ... Competed in the same event at the ACC Championships en route to a 32nd-place finish in the preliminary heats with a time of 3:53.52 ... Improved his 5,000m time by 20 seconds over his previous personal-best at the Raleigh Relays, notching a time of 14:39.59 to finish 11th overall.

    2012 Indoor
    Turned in a new personal best time of 1:57.44 in the 800 meters at the UNC Invitational en rotue to a second-place finish ... Placed 12th in the preliminary round of the mile run at the ACC Championship in 4:11.51, marking a nearly six-second improvement over his previous personal best ... Finished second in the 3,000 meters at the Fast Track Invitational in 8:23.24, shaving nearly 15 seconds off his previous top time ... Placed 23rd in the 3,000m at the ACC Championship in 8:25.16 ... A member of the DMR squad that placed third at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet in 10:05.22 and fifth at the Virginia Tech Invitational in 10:18.44.

    2011 Outdoor
    Showed his versatility during the season, competing in events ranging from the 800m to the 5,000m ... Finished with top time of 1:56.78 in the 800m at the Wake Forest Open to place 24th overall ... Notched season-best time of 3:52.82 in the 1500m at the Duke Invitational en route to a 14th-place finish ... Also finished in 3:54.18 in the 1500m at the Tiger Track Classic to claim 11th place ... Raced in the 5,000m once during the season, finishing 21st at the ACC Championships in a time of 14:59.59 ... Member of the DMR team that claimed first place at the Wake Forest Open in 10:09.17 ... Also a member of the 4x800m relay that finished in 7:56.32 at the Raleigh Relays to place 12th.

    2011 Indoor
    A strong distance runner for the Deacs during the indoor season, particularly in the mile run...Recorded two top-five finishes, including fourth at the Virginia Tech Invitational (4:24.15) and fifth at the Liberty Quad Meet (4:23.06)...Season-best time of 4:17.20 came at the Virginia Tech Challenge...Finished 6th in the 1,000-meter at the Liberty Quad Meet (2:35.81)...Competed in the ACC Indoor Championship for the second consecutive season, placing 31st in the 3,000-meters in a time of 8:38.52...Member of 4x800-meter relay squad and DMR team that placed fourth and ninth, respectively, at the Hokie Invitational.

    2010 Outdoor
    Ran a season-best time of 1:56.65 in the 800m at the Tiger Track Classc ... Recorded season-best time of 3:59.20 in the 1500m during the preliminaries of the ACC Outdoor Championships ... Earned fourth place in the 1500m race at the Spec Towns Open.

    2010 Indoor
    Member of the Distance Medley Relay team that placed eighth in a time of 10:24.97 at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet ... Also crossed the finish line in 4:28.73 in the mile run at the Virginia Tech Elite Meet ... Part of Distance Medley Relay team that placed ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships.

    Background
    Three-time all-New England selection and two-time all-league honoree in cross country ... Independent School League (ISL) MVP ... Captain of cross country squad for two years ... Named to all-scholastic list by the Boston Globe and Patriot Ledger ... In track, two-time all-league and all-New England selection, as well as two-time captain ... ISL champion in the 800-meter run and New England champion in the 3,000m ... Broke school record as part of 4x400m team ... Earned 10 varsity letters, including eight in cross country and track and field with two in basketball ... Coach was Joe Pelletier ... Honor roll student.

    Personal
    Born July 20, 1991, in Boston ... Son of Tom and Lisa Finneran ... Full name is Thomas Finneran.

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